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Chicago Dancers United's Dance for Life Welcomes 4,000 to Millennium Park Photo Chicago Dancers United's Dance for Life Welcomes 4,000 to Millennium Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2021

Chicago Dancers United, which supports the health and wellness of Chicago’s professional dance community, celebrated the 30th anniversary of its primary annual fundraiser, Dance for Life, with a return to live performance August 26 on the Jay Pritzker Pavilion stage in Millennium Park.

Dance For Life 2021 Presents 10 Companies, World Premiere Finale Photo Dance For Life 2021 Presents 10 Companies, World Premiere Finale
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021

Chicago Dancers United, which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community, announces an expanded lineup and program for the 30th anniversary of its annual fundraiser, Dance for Life, which takes place in person on Thursday, August 26 at 6 p.m. (new start time) at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

Photo Flash: See Chicago Dance Kick Off Chicago Dance Month With Announcement Of 2021 Photo Photo Flash: See Chicago Dance Kick Off Chicago Dance Month With Announcement Of 2021 Award Recipients
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2021

This past Saturday saw See Chicago Dance launch the Ninth Chicago Dance Month with performances at Navy Pier under sunny skies.

Dance For Life 2021 Returns To Live Stage This Summer Photo Dance For Life 2021 Returns To Live Stage This Summer
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2021

Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which supports the health and wellness of Chicago's professional dance community, announces that its primary annual fundraiser, Dance for Life, will take place live and in person on Thursday, August 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park.

DANCE FOR LIFE 2020: UNITED AS ONE Exceeds Fundraising Goal Photo DANCE FOR LIFE 2020: UNITED AS ONE Exceeds Fundraising Goal
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2020

Chicago Dancers United has announced that Dance for Life 2020: United as One, which took place August 10-15, exceeded its financial goal, raising more than $170,000 in contributions from nearly 700 donors. The virtual event was sponsored by Optum.

Dance For Life 2020 Announces Finale Plans Photo Dance For Life 2020 Announces Finale Plans
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 3, 2020

Chicago Dancers United (CDU) has finalized details for the finale of Dance for Life 2020: United as One, a digital event taking place August 10a?"15 through CDU's website, chicagodancersunited.org. Dance for Life 2020: United as One is presented in partnership with Optum.

Chicago Dancers United Announces Lineup for DANCE FOR LIFE 2020: UNITED AS ONE Photo Chicago Dancers United Announces Lineup for DANCE FOR LIFE 2020: UNITED AS ONE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2020

Chicago Dancers United has announced the lineup for Dance for Life 2020: United as One, a digital event showcasing Dance for Life (DFL) performances from the past 29 years and a world premiere finale.

Dance For Life Announces New Executive Director Photo Dance For Life Announces New Executive Director
by Stephi Wild - Aug 6, 2019

Dance for Life, which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds to support dance professionals facing critical health issues, and its parent organization, Chicago Dancers United (CDU), announce the appointment of Kesha M Pate to the position of executive director, effective August 1, 2019.

DANCE DIVAS Returns to New Baton Aug 4 and 5 Photo DANCE DIVAS Returns to New Baton Aug 4 and 5
by Julie Musbach - Jun 17, 2019

Showcasing Chicago dancers in a night of music, dance and laughter, Dance for Life Chicago presents Dance Divas "Bright  Lights, Big Cities,' a party and performance Sunday, August 4 at 6 p.m. and Monday, August 5 at 7 and 9 p.m. at the Baton Show Lounge, the famed female impersonation nightclub at its new location, 4713 N. Broadway, Chicago. All proceeds benefit the Dancers' Fund.

Dance for Life Announces Leadership Change Photo Dance for Life Announces Leadership Change
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 28, 2019

Dance for Life Chicago, which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds to support dance professionals facing critical health issues, announces that Executive Director Phil Reynolds is resigning from his position, effective May 31, 2019.

Dance For Life Announces 2019 Lineup Photo Dance For Life Announces 2019 Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2019

Dance for Life Chicago announces a lineup of popular companies and artists returning to the stage August 17 at the Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Dr., Chicago. Dance for Life, which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through dance, presents this annual benefit performance, which this year is followed by a gala reception at the Hilton Chicago.

Dance For Life Celebrates 27 Years with Gala Fundraiser Photo Dance For Life Celebrates 27 Years with Gala Fundraiser
by Julie Musbach - Jul 18, 2018

Dance for Life, which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through dance, hosts a festive gala reception August 18 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., prior to the 27th annual Dance for Life Chicago performance at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Pkwy.

DANCE FOR LIFE Announces 2018 Companies Photo DANCE FOR LIFE Announces 2018 Companies
by A.A. Cristi - May 3, 2018

For its 27th annual event, Dance for Life Chicago presents a diverse group of companies and artists performing August 18 at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago. Dance for Life, which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through dance, presents this annual benefit performance, which is preceded by a gala reception at the Hilton Chicago.

A.C.T. To Present Suzan-Lori Parks's FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (Parts 1, 2 & 3) Photo A.C.T. To Present Suzan-Lori Parks's FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (Parts 1, 2 & 3)
by Julie Musbach - Mar 8, 2018

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will present Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3) (April 25-May 20, 2018), Pulitzer Prize winner and MacArthur "Genius" Grant recipient Suzan-Lori Parks's (Topdog/Underdog, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess) explosively powerful and lyrical new play inspired by the Odyssey and set amid the American Civil War.

Yale Rep Presents Suzan-Lori Parks's FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Parts 1, 2 & 3 Photo Yale Rep Presents Suzan-Lori Parks's FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS, Parts 1, 2 & 3
by Julie Musbach - Feb 19, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) presents Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 by Suzan-Lori Parks, directed by Liz Diamond, March 16-April 7, at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 22. Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is a co-production with San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater, where it will play April 25-May 20.

Dance for Life Raises $233,000 at Annual Gala Photo Dance for Life Raises $233,000 at Annual Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2017

Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through dance, welcomed nearly 2,300 guests at the 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago performance August 19 at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Pkwy. Approximately 600 guests attended a pre-performance gala reception at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Avenue. From a combination of ticket sales, sponsorships and contributions, Dance for Life Chicago raised more than $233,000 to support Chicago Dancers United's The Dancers' Fund, which provides assistance to members of the dance community coping with critical health and life issues, and the AIDS Foundation of Chicago.

Chicago Dancers United to Host Gala Reception Before DANCE FOR LIFE CHICAGO Photo Chicago Dancers United to Host Gala Reception Before DANCE FOR LIFE CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through dance, hosts a festive gala reception August 19 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., prior to the 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago performance at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Pkwy.

Jonathan Lee, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Joffrey Ballet and More Coming Up at Audit Photo Jonathan Lee, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Joffrey Ballet and More Coming Up at Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2017

The Auditorium Theatre has announced its upcoming shows through January 14, 2018. Scroll down for details!

Jonathan Lee, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Joffrey Ballet and More Coming Up at Audit Photo Jonathan Lee, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Joffrey Ballet and More Coming Up at Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

The Auditorium Theatre has announced its upcoming shows through January 14, 2018. Scroll down for details!

Chicago Dancers United to Host Gala Reception Before DANCE FOR LIFE CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Chicago Dancers United (CDU), which mobilizes Chicago's dance community by raising funds through dance, hosts a festive gala reception August 19 at the Hilton Chicago, 720 S. Michigan Ave., prior to the 26th annual Dance for Life Chicago performance at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 E. Congress Pkwy.

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